Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2014

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Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2014
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 27 (2) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.
Dated 15 December 2014
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Richard Bean
[signed]
Member / General Manager
 
Australian Communications and Media Authority
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2014.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.
Note  All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.
2A           Revocation of previous Determination
The Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2004 (Federal Register of Legislative Instruments No. F2005B00087) is revoked.
3              Definitions
                In this Determination:
Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.
Defence Force has the meaning given by section 30 of the Defence Act 1903.
Department of Defence means the Department administered by the Minister for Defence.
member of a civilian component of a visiting force has the meaning given by subsection 5 (3) of the Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963.
member of a visiting force has the meaning given by subsection 5 (2) of the Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963.
RNSS jamming device has the meaning given by section 3 of the Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2014.
visiting force has the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963.
4              Exemption — Defence and related persons
         (1)   Under subsection 27 (2) of the Act, the ACMA determines that an act or omission by a member of a class of persons mentioned in subsection (2), to whom paragraph 27 (1) (a) of the Act applies, is exempt from section 189 and Part 4.2 of the Act in relation to:
                (a)    the operation or supply of a RNSS jamming device; and
               (b)    the possession, for the purpose of operation or supply, of a RNSS jamming device.
         (2)   Subsection (1) applies to the following:
                (a)    a member of the Defence Force, or an officer of the Department of Defence, in the performance of his or her functions as such a member or officer;
               (b)    the Defence Force;
                (c)    the Department of Defence;
               (d)    a person supplying a RNSS jamming device to the Defence Force or the Department of Defence in accordance with a written contract signed by:
                          (i)    the person; and
                         (ii)    a member of the Defence Force, or an officer of the Department of Defence, in the performance of his or her functions as such a member or officer;
                (e)    a member of a visiting force;
                (f)    a member of a civilian component of a visiting force; and
               (g)    a person supplying a RNSS jamming device to a visiting force in accordance with a written contract approved in writing by a member of the Defence Force, or an officer of the Department of Defence, in the performance of his or her functions as such a member or officer.